Macon County resident seriously injured in pedestrian vs. vehicle incident

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DECATUR - The Decatur Police Department says one person was seriously injured in a pedestrian versus vehicle incident in Long Creek Sunday afternoon.

Decatur police say officers were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian accident at the intersection of Fitzgerald Road and Richmond at about 6:05 p.m.  According to the preliminary investigation, a person was struck by a pickup truck traveling eastbound on Fitzgerald Road.

Authorities say alcohol or the use of a cell phone do not appear to be contributing factors to this incident.  The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the crash.

This incident is still under investigation by Decatur police.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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